The brain secretes growth hormone while we sleep, especially during deep sleep.And what exactly does growth hormone do for you? It encourages metabolism, and repairs and regenerates body tissues like skin and muscle.
Getting plenty of deep sleep is important; however, our daily lives are full of change. Having a family means getting up really early, and occasionally you may find yourselves up till after 2 am watching DVDs. But here’s some good news for women living in a modern society such as this. Apparently it’s actually that first 3 hours of sleep in which you can achieve deep sleep, and during this time, your body will release growth hormones.*